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Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is swinging, but missing – so far

Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is swinging, but missing – so far

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. But sources told ESPN that the Celtics, to date, have been rebuffed in their efforts to assemble a sufficiently enticing deal to acquire any of these [...]

June 22, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Danny Ainge, Draft, Draft News, Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Rumors, Rumors, The Morning Dump 8

Rainin’ J’s Ep. 39: Narrowing down the 3rd pick & dream scenarios

Rainin’ J’s Ep. 39: Narrowing down the 3rd pick & dream scenarios

It’s our last pre-draft show and we’re narrowing our choices for the third pick down just like the Celtics are. What’s our dream scenario? Who do we wish would drop to 16? And what if we could package some picks and get into the top 10 a second time? All that plus some NBA Finals [...]

June 19, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft News, Rainin' J's 1

Yeah he’s Harden’s friend, but Durant isn’t going to Houston

Yeah he’s Harden’s friend, but Durant isn’t going to Houston

Yeah, yeah, yeah Finals something something… the real game that everyone cares about right now is “Where in the world is Kevin Durant going?” “I saw him with green socks on… he’s clearly going to Boston!” “I saw him watching a movie! He wants to go to LA!” “He was hanging out with James Harden! [...]

June 10, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA Comments Off on Yeah he’s Harden’s friend, but Durant isn’t going to Houston

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce has a decision to make

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce has a decision to make

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Pierce, 38, has two years remaining on a three-year, $10 million deal with the Clippers but is coming off the worst statistical season of his career. [...]

June 9, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Danny Ainge, Free Agency, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 4

If Cavs fold, expect a “Kevin Love auction”

If Cavs fold, expect a “Kevin Love auction”

If the Warriors continue with their thrashing of the Cavaliers (and I dare you to find someone who gives Cleveland a realistic shot), then the rebuilding of the Cavs will be a major story this off-season. As one league executive told Chris Mannix, Love will be the guy to go: No player entered this series with [...]

June 6, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 21

Report: Sixers, Hawks talking Teague for Noel swap

Report: Sixers, Hawks talking Teague for Noel swap

Faced with a glut of young big men and the #1 pick, it appears new Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo is ready to make a move: According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Sixers and Atlanta Hawks have been in talks on a deal that would send Nerlens Noel and a package [...]

June 3, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 9

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics aim to fill in the blank

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics aim to fill in the blank

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The NBA Finals are about to begin without the Celtics (this time), but the Green Team grabbed headlines anyway yesterday by announcing contract extensions for Brad [...]

June 2, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Danny Ainge, Evan Turner, Free Agency, The Morning Dump 33

Report: KG done in Minnesota?

Report: KG done in Minnesota?

Lot’s of good nuggets in the latest You Betcha Basketball Show. AP Guy all but says it’s likely Garnett not back as a player this year. — TwolvesBlog (@TwolvesBlog) May 27, 2016 AP guy surmises Garnett was “promised” big front office say after retirement in his oft-speculated ownership gig — TwolvesBlog (@TwolvesBlog) May 27, 2016 [...]

May 27, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 3

Report: Joakim Noah says he’s done with the Bulls

Report: Joakim Noah says he’s done with the Bulls

This report in the Chicago Sun Times sheds some light on the turmoil in Chicago: According to a Bulls player, Noah has been telling teammates the last few weeks that he was done with the organization once free agency begins, and “has no trust in the front office getting this in the right direction.’’ … [...]

May 25, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 8

Clifford Ray and Robert Parish tried helping Dwight Howard

Clifford Ray and Robert Parish tried helping Dwight Howard

Jackie MacMullan has an interesting Q&A with our favorite clown – Dwight Howard. Dwight didn’t reveal much about the disharmony with James Harden but claims Rockets GM Daryl Morey told him directly that the team wanted to reduce his role. Howard admitted to slacking off, but worked to change that by seeking advice from Celtics legend [...]

May 19, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Robert Parish 3